Main Event Day 1B: Brian Hastings Eliminated; Joe Druetto Leads with 314K

$1,100 WPTDeepStacks Main Event
$1,000,000 Guaranteed | Structure
Level 11: 600/1,200 with a 1,200 ante
Flight B Players Remaining: 198 of 499

Joe Druetto
Chipleader Joe Druetto

Brian Hastings was all in from the small blind for about 35,000 with AdQs, and he needed to improve to stay alive against the 9d9c of Antoine Sankari in middle position.

The board came Ks4s4d7d2c, and the pocket nines held up for Sankari to win the pot and eliminate Hastings from Day 1B.

Antoine Sankari  –  97,000  (81 bb)
Brian Hastings  –  Eliminated

A scan of the field shows Joe Druetto as the current chipleader with 314K, with another big stack belonging to Matthew Bretzfield (265K).

Joe Druetto  –  314,000  (262 bb)
Matthew Bretzfield  –  265,000  (221 bb)

With 198 players remaining, the average chip stack is about 75,600 (63 big blinds).

Matthew Bretzfield
Matthew Bretzfield